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at the time, a congressman named steve stockman, even wrote in an article in "guns & ammo" magazine that waco was a government execution. he said, "waco was supposed to be a way for the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms and the clinton administration to prove the need for a ban on so-called assault weapons." this was a member of congress arguing that the deaths at waco were premeditated by the government as a way to persuade the rest of the country to support gun control. he was saying the government made this up, they did this on purpose, they ginned this up for political reasons, it was planned. ruby ridge had been a cause celebre for folks like that already that year. waco was a further cause celebre for the same group of people. and on the anniversary of waco, on the two-year anniversary of waco, on april 19th, 1995, a militia member named timothy mcveigh cited ruby ridge and waco as his inspiration for bombing the federal building in oklahoma city. timothy mcveigh was trying to kill as many federal employees as possible when he bombed that building. he specifically chose the murrah
the president usurping the constitution. republican texas congressman steve stockman talks about impeaching the president if he takes steps to upgrade gun safety by executive order. remember sharron angle, the nevada republican senate candidate talking openly about using second amendment remedies against public officials? people used to think she was alone out there, something of an oddity. what's becoming clear is in today's gop, she's more typical than not. ed rendell was governor of pennsylvania, michael steele was chair of the republican party. gentlemen, thank you. president obama will announce his plans for gun safety tomorrow after hearing vice president biden's task force recommendations, but already criticism is mounting on the right. here is republican senator rand paul of kentucky. >> i'm against having a king. i think having a monarch is what we fought the american revolution over, and someone who wants to bypass the constitution, bypass congress, that's someone who wants to act like a king or a monarch. i've been opposed to executive orders even with republican presidents, but
of the president's second term agenda will be easy with the republicans in congress. take texas congressman steve stockman. he replaced ron paul and is making noise about impeaching the president. it's his second go around in congress. in '94 he was considered far to the right. now he fits in with some of these people. it says a lot how far they have come. >>> finally let me finish with a need for republicans again to choose sides. the wild bunch or the posse? this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> coming up monday, president obama will deliver his second inaugural address as president. four years ago in his first address, the president paid tribute to the historic nature of his election. >> this is the meaning of our liberty and our creed why men and women and children of every race and every faith can join in celebration across this magnificent mall and why a man whose father less than 60 years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath. >> call me a romantic but, i'm looking for a major even historical address this coming m
make that other audience feel. congressman steve king is kind of a permanent troll. >> we could also electrify this wire with the kind of current that wouldn't kill someone but would simply by a discouragement from them. we do that with livestock all of the time. >> comparing immigrants to livestock and using a visual aid to do so on the house floor. here's another. >> a poet once said life can be a challenge, life can seem impossible, but it's never easy when there's so much on the line. >> he was trolling the entire democratic process at that point. here's another. >> trolling. congressman allen west, former congressman allen west, begging america please be outraged by me, please condemn me. i live to cause pointless outrage. i am a troll. the thing about trolling is that the troll, by definition, is not serious. they're not serious about what they're saying. by definition, they're saying what they say only to make somebody mad. that they can drive otherwise serious people talking about serious things to be seriously distracted. they love the distraction and the disruption. they lo
quick here. if you're a fan of comedy, you have to love steve harvey. a great new talk show on doing well and he just had a show celebrating his 56th birthday. as part of that show, they had a man call in who was instrumental in his early career when he was -- 30 years ago as a struggling carpet cleaner in florida. this guy and his wife gave him the money to launch steve's career. take a look at what happened when the guy called in to steve's show. >> i was 26 years old, man. i was struggling. i didn't have nothing, and these people owned a furniture store, and man, i ran up a bill like $11,000 just trying to travel and make it. and they helped me out. hey, man, i got money now, rich. >> everyone starts somewhere and never forget the people that helped get you where you are. really cool to see that. >> the good people never forget where they came from. >> amen. >>> britney spears, you know she and jason broke up last week and she broke up with the "x factor" and now has a huge deal in las vegas. well, she was seen without her engagement ring on monday, replacing that $90,000 ring wit
. republican congressman steve stockman from texas says he'll take action to stop presidential directives including filing articles of impeachment against president obama. >>> the national rifle association has released a target shooting app on itunes approved for preschoolers ages 4 and up. nra practice range includes a shooting practice feature, safety tips and state-by-state gun laws. >>> the white house has rejected a petition calling for texas to secede from the u.s. the response from the white house said that free and open debate is what makes this country work, but we don't let that debate tear us apart. >>> jenny sanford says she will not run for congress from south carolina against her ex-husband, mark sanford. she says, quote, i think my job as mom right now is much more important. >>> ann romney, wife of the republican presidential candidate, said during the 2012 campaign that she was a big fan of "dancing with the stars," but it's reported that romney said no to an invitation for her to appear as a contestant on that show. >>> former president bill clinton was a big hit at "th
fingers, because when the government comes to my door, i've got to fight back. a very smart guy, steve chapman, said that's the exception. i spent a lot of time out there. there are a lot of people who believe that, and we've got to get beyond that discussion as well. and other nra members who are in the sporting weapons business, who are there because they like to get access to the information about hunting and the wide use of weapons, they've got to speak up. >> reverend al, i go back to the video games or movies or violence that's in the media, there is such a terrible response from those who want to defend the freedom of those things, that you can't even have a conversation. >> no -- >> it's obvious. >> i think that the abuse of the second amendment cannot be met with the abuse of the first amendment. >> right. >> i think -- >> you've talked about this, by the way. >> i've talked about it. i've even challenged rappers and artists and record companies. because you may think you have the right to say it. i have the right to oppose it. and i think the public has a right to say we're g
-month-old daughter, playing and petting a 300-pound gorilla. and the legendary steve irwin drew heavy criticism for holding his young son too close to a crocodile. but like irwin's daughter, bindi, who followed in her dad's footsteps at age 8, little charlie has been taught a healthy respect for the danger involved. here, he watches his brother feed the crocodile from a safe distance. you hear him say be careful. >> you're jeopardizinining your around the animal at a young age. >> reporter: clearly, this is no ordinary kid from an ordinary family. but grim reports of a child dying make the news. but accidents often happen when wild animals are involved. that being said, he is adorable, isn't he, guys? >> john muller, thank you very much. >>> and coming up on "good morning america," how you can rock bangs just like the first lady. we're cutting this woman's hair, live, this morning, to reveal the first lady's look. and how it can be worn for everyone. >> wouldn't that be great if that was michelle obama? >>> also, "the play of the day." giving new meaning to wrestling under the lights.
the mayor of los angeles was swinging as they used to say with dan akroyd and steve mart kin on snl. say they were the swinging czechoslovakiian brothers in tight slacks. anything wrong with that? >> no. the city has been better since he has been gone. i wish he moved to mexico. this is like captain hazelwood running the exxon valdez into the ground and saying does any one mind while i leave the ship for a while. the answer is by all means captain. i will buy the first drink on dry land. also in los angeles big hit and run problem. or 50 percent of the actors are hit and runs? what's going on? >> 50 percent, so all of you people that are living somewhere where there are same people living amongst you, image if 50 percent of just the traffic accidents were hit and run. just about 10 percent net. it's about 10 percent nationally. we are at 50 percent. by the way that was as of 09. so we could be over that today. >> so 50 percent of all traffic accidents? the people who caused them zoom away they don't stop? 50 percent. why do you think that is? >> well, they flee. there's a couple of reaso
hack. >> and karl rove. >> these are three people, i have to tell you, they're hacks. steve schmidt is a lightweight, a guy who did a horrible job running john mccain's campaign. >> i always said the worst president was jimmy carter. guess what. jimmy carter goes to second place. barack obama has been the worst president ever. >> oh, donald, little advice here tonight. don't take your frustration out on dead spin. they only told you what the rest of the country has been thinking for years. tonight in our survey, i ask you, do republicans finally realize the consequences of holding the economy hostage? 31% of you say yes. 69% of you say no. >>> coming up, the controversy overcoming clean. find out why lance armstrong's confession is not impressing the people who matter most. we'll talk about that with a psychologist next. >> big finish tonight, while we're human from time to time, we'll say things that aren't true. some try to keep their lives going, others come clean. this week lance armstrong decided to confess his lies to oprah in front of about 3.2 million viewers. he admits he c
or steve jobs, but profit motive could not inspire dr. king or abraham lincoln. and i think this president is trying to rebalance it. it goes back to our founding. >> we have to end on that. stay with us. we'll continue our conversation with our panel after a quick break. we have more to talk about how deeply the president fused his remarks today with the ideas and lessons of dr. king and the civil rights struggle. we'll be right back. [ lane ] are you growing old waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair has the fastest retinol formula. to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. neutrogena®. to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. itbut sleep train's huge foyear eends sunday. salels, get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. plus, free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. don't wait, sleep train's year end clearance sale ends sunday. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guara
representative steve toth is proposing legislation that would make it against the law to enforce federal bans on ammunition or assault weapons in the lone star state, nullification back again. here he is. >> this is a hardened state. it isn't a good place for a criminal to show up and start shooting. we want to make sure that this legislation protects the second amendment gun rights and the tenth amendment, which is state sovereignty rights of texans. >> yahoo. when we start hearing things like state sovereignty, it's like that old pre-civil war talk of nullification. >>> next, former senator jim demint has called obama care, specifically the individual mandate, inconsistent with liberty. demint retired from the senate to head up the heritage foundation, a conservative think tank. the group released this year's index of economic freedom. the top ten have government-run health care. hong kong at number one has a publicly run system with most hospitals owned by the government. and australia, number three on the list, everyone is eligible for a government-run health care provider. in chile, numb
and bipartisan response. representative steve stockman is threatening to impeach the president of the united states if there is any new gun control laws out there. his official website says "come and take it," meaning his guns. senator rand paul made the same threat. >> but one that wants to infringe on the second amendment we will fight tooth and nail. and i promise you, there will be no rock left unturned used to stop him from usurping the constitution. >> these people are freaking out about a law already passed. congress approved the assault weapons ban in 19934. the world did not come to an end, and the second amendment is still alive and survived through it all. here we are exactly one month since the latest mass shooting, 20 young children dead, six staffers and adults are gone. and congressional members are already saying no to meaningful change. they predict that there just aren't enough votes for anything. today for the first time, the parents of those 6, 7, and 8-year-old kids spoke publicly about what they want congress to do. >> things must change. this is the time. >> doing noth
paul resistance. congressman steve stockman of texas has threatened to impeach the president of the united states over executive gun laws. former reagan attorney general edwin meese got into the act. he joined the conservative website news max to push the big lie. >> so if the president unilaterally overrides the second amendment via executive order, would this be constitutional? would it be legal? and how should congress respond? >> well, it would not be legal. it would not be constitutional. and indeed, if he tried to override the second amendment in any way, i believe it would be an impeachable offense. >> the constant representation of this lie is intensifying. a number of people on the far right wing are preparing for civil war. >> i'm telling you that if that happens, it's going to spark a civil war, and i'll be glad to fire the first shot. >> i unfortunately believe that there are many people in this country that will want to bring on a civil war. and in that scenario, the people will lose. >> without our rights under the second amendment, removing the rest of our bill
enough to fill hotels like the historic willard, where steve blum says he's met seven presidents. >> i got a fist bump from obama. >> reporter: and everyone has learned that the festivities are not really about any one person. >> what we celebrate is that we are the greatest democracy on this planet and that we could have this transition of power, whether it be second term or whatever it be, like no other country can. >> you might not like the president, you might not like his politics, but he's the president. he's the only one we have. >> reporter: theodore roosevelt in 1905 was the first president to draw massive crowds. but in 1945, franklin roosevelt called off the big party when world war ii was raging. historian douglas brinkley. >> that was a very unique year, 1945. in most normal situations, even if we're in a recession or if we're in a foreign war, we still throw pretty big inaugurals. >> reporter: for maurice madden, it is mainly a big moment. >> i do believe that if i'm blessed to live to be an old man, i'll be able to look back on all of this and say, i know that i was, you
had irs skin bow er sk erskine bowles on. and steve rattner agrees and good democrats agree medicare and medicaid are going to bankrupt us. this president is doing absolutely nothing at all! nothing at all to save us from the debt crisis. >> in fairness, that's two separate conversation, the debt ceiling versus how we balance the two programs, i should say create reforms there so we can create new savings. you know as well as i do, the debt ceiling, they ran these bills up a long time ago. whether they should have or not and whether the president should be more responsible in this conversation, i would agree with you. to reduce the debt ceiling, we talked to businesses outside of new york, if we don't raise the debt ceiling, it's a potential, reality for wrecking -- >> that's the wrong time. >> the debt ceiling is the wrong time to do it. >> saying you can't do it with the debt ceiling, can't do it with the fiscal cliff, can't do it shutting down the government. all i'm talking about, the president of the united states has absolutely no is in no position to talk about who's being rec
. >> with the band playing, deborah. let's go to steve osunsami in atlanta at the martin luther king day parade there. steve. >> reporter: diane, this parade is taking place right,000s of people, children, the teamster, sanitation workers who just left downtown in atlanta are now heading towards the king center where dr. king and coretta scott king are buried. this parade is taking on a special significance for two reasons, one is the 50th anniversary of the "i have a dream" speech as bill just mentioned and also the inauguration, one woman i talked with said that she was listening to the inauguration on her headphones out in here in the fold and said as an african-american that she felt validated that what's happened in 2008 and 2009 wasn't a fluke. another woman told me that the president had lots of work to get done especially in the black community where some of the ills that face this country are greater. i talked with dr. bernice king who is the ceo and head of the king center who told me she was going to take special pride in watching the president be sworn in using as she put it her daddy's b
analyst steve ratner. >> always a financier. >> and margaret karlton is back with us. let's start with the top story. president obama begins his second term and no longer in a free fall. the employment rate was back to where it was when he took off at 7.8% and the dow jones up 5,000 points compared to 2009. also up, way up, the national debt. ballooning for $10 trillion in his first inauguration to $16 trillion now. yesterday on "meet the press," former senior adviser david axelrod said growing the economy will continue to be a priority for this administration. >> a larger priority is how do you create an economy in which the american dream and it's fresh approximate people feel like they can get ahead. that's about education and researching development and controlling our energy. all of these are part of the equation. >> president obama has outlined debt reduction as a top priority and high on the list is immigration reform and developing renewable energy and perhaps the most urgent for the president is gun control. why don't we stop there. >> mark carlson, we have been talking a
. probably closer to 500,000 to 700,000 people. we will talk about the traffic today, steve? here are 66 eastbound at the roosevelt bridge. t over to the district t be able tol no on to independence or constitution ave. we will head to the 14th street bridge. same thing. of the exits are blocked. here is jacqui jeras with the weather. morning atstart this degrees with our temperature. when philip -- wind chill factor eill bring it down to th twenties. 29 in washington d.c.. we will warm up throughout the day. we do have a chance for a late day sprinkle or some flurries hours.e evening our temperatures between 43 and 48. highs only in the '20s for tomorrow. at your forecast here, now for your qatar airways forecast. >>> good morning, america. what a beautiful, gorgeous morning here in washington, d.c., for the inauguration. you see the crowd's gathered on the mall, right there on this sunny, brisk day. hats and gloves and scarves all out. robin just tweeted all of us, this is a memorable monday. she wishes she was here. so great to hear from her this morning. josh, we're going to talk to
and utter a threat of impeachment against president obama. steve stockman, republican of texas, over the gun issue, said, i will file an impeachment resolution against him. so it really is much the same. there's an oppositional, almost insurgent republican party and democrats who have been sometimes naive about what the opposition really feels, what they're really ready to do, especially the sort of core, hard-core wing of the republican party. >> hey, peter, robert gibbs was just on with us, and it's something you just mentioned. the level of exhaustion within the white house, of the people re-interviewed, that you went back to this year, four years later, how many of them mentioned the exhaustion factors as a component part of what happens to them? >> oh, sure, all of them, basically, i think, suffered it from some way or another. melody barnes, you just had on your program, talked about sleeping with her blackberry and waking up with a start at 3:00 in the morning, suddenly, you know, trying to think about something she hadn't done or worrying about some crisis that was going to happen. c
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